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ERIC Number: ED035547
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1955
Pages: 32
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How to Study Mathematics, A Handbook for High School Students.
Swain, Henry
Study methods which will enable students to do well in high school mathematics are discussed in this booklet. Suggestions are offered concerning homework, classwork, taking tests, and special aids for studying particular areas of mathematics. Tips on doing homework include how to use the textbook, how to memorize in mathematics, how to avoid making careless errors, how to review, and how to use a notebook. Effective use of class time, note taking, and reviewing for and taking tests are mentioned. Special helps for studying algebra, geometry, and trigonometry are pointed out. This section presents ideas concerning such topics as: (1) Distinguishing equations from expressions, (2) Studying story problems, (3) Studying geometry theorems, (4) Organizing geometry definitions and axioms, (5) Thinking out original proofs, (6) Proving trigonometric identities, and (7) Mastering trigonometric formulas. (FL)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.